Review and Shout Out for Colleen Chesebro’s Heartstone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy

A wonderful heartfelt review of The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy from Linda. My heart is full! <3 Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #19 – “Craft & Rise”

Happy TANKA Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. Grab a cup of Joe or a cup of tea and… Continue reading

How to Outline a Series of Bestselling Books – Helping Writers Become Authors

Figuring out how to outline a series may explode your preconceptions about the process and teach you so much more about outlining and story-craft in general. Source: How to Outline a Series of Bestselling Books – Helping Writers Become Authors Continue reading

Mindful Monday – Empathic Healing Tools

Scottish author, Adele Marie Park, shares her healing techniques for empaths. <3 Continue reading

How Much Viking Lore Is True?

A great article about one of my favorite myths: The Vikings and Norse Gods. <3 Archaeologists have confirmed key details in Norse oral histories (but not the dragons, elves, and trolls). Source: How Much Viking Lore Is True? Continue reading

Thirty Years a Junkie

Andrew shares his poignant past on his journey to battling addiction. A worthy read, <3 Continue reading

» Fairy Tale Review: Accepting Submissions

  One way to PROTEST the political climate in America is to write! Check out this opportunity outlined below: (share this information – it’s what empathic writers need now). <3 “For the coming issue, we are most interested in fairy tales that challenge the current political climate, fairy tales that… Continue reading

The Golden Star Child – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “charm” to “allure,” and I changed “touch” to “touches.” Both words have many connotations and can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. I also used the photo as… Continue reading

Poetry Prompts for Language Lovers | Writing Forward

Sharing my love of poetry and a great article about the relationship with language and poetry. <3 A poet must then foster a loving relationship with language, learning its secrets, understanding its idiosyncrasies, and mastering its structure, then bending it to the poet’s will. Source: Poetry Prompts for Language Lovers… Continue reading

» 25 Literary Journals That Publish Genre Writing

Check out this list of literary journals! <3 Most literary journals are interested in literary work, by which they mean, not genre work. The dictionary definition of genre is “a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.” Source: »… Continue reading